Gordon Taylor: PFA boss asks for review after criticism into organisation

Gordon Taylor (left) has been criticised by PFA chairman Ben Purkiss (right)Professional Football Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has called for a "full and open review" into the organisation's structure. Taylor has been in charge of the PFA for 37 years but has come under recent criticism, including from the union's chairman Ben Purkiss. More…

MPs told off over Commons keepy-uppy

Image copyright Hannah Bardell MP Image caption Five MPs posed in the Commons chamber in their football tops on Tuesday evening A group of MPs have been reprimanded for playing football in the chamber of the House of Commons. Hannah Bardell posted a video on social media of herself playing keepy-uppy in the parliament after…

Roger Federer: Rafael Nadal’s ex-coach says the Swiss won’t win a...

Roger Federer went almost five years without a Grand Slam title before winning the 2017 Australian OpenRoger Federer will not win a Grand Slam next year, according to the uncle and former coach of long-time rival Rafael Nadal. Federer, 37, and Nadal, 32, have dominated Slam tournaments over the past 14 years, along with Novak…

Jordan Nobbs: England and Arsenal star ‘heartbroken’ after rupturing ACL

Jordan Nobbs has averaged a goal a game in the Women's Super League this seasonEngland and Arsenal's Jordan Nobbs says she is "heartbroken" after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament seven months before the Women's World Cup. Nobbs could miss the rest of the season and is a doubt for the 2019 World Cup, which begins…

Australia v India: Marcus Stoinis holds nerve to seal thrilling win

India missed a chance to run out Maxwell as well as dropping him Twenty20 international, Brisbane: Australia 158-4 (17 overs): Maxwell 46 India 169-7 (17 overs): Dhawan 76 Australia win by four runs (DLS method) Scorecard Australia held on for a thrilling victory over India in the first Twenty20 international in Brisbane. Chasing 174 from…

Being an amateur referee: your stories of threats and attacks, but...

Assaulted referee forgives his attackersEvery week, thousands of referees oversee grassroots matches - for the love of football and the reward of enjoying the match, but often for little financial return and a risk to their safety. While many will encounter no serious problems, others face verbal or even physical abuse by players and spectators.…

Scotland v Argentina: Gregor Townsend makes eight changes

Autumn Test: Scotland v Argentina Venue: Murrayfield Date: Saturday, 24 November Kick-off: 14:30 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC Television & online; listen live on Radio Scotland & online; text commentary on BBC Sport website & app Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has made eight changes to the side to face Argentina in the final autumn…

O’Neill and Keane leave Republic roles

Manager Martin O'Neill and his assistant Roy Keane have parted company with the Republic of Ireland, the FAI announced on Wednesday. The pair took over the reins in 2013 and guided the Republic to the last 16 of the 2016 European Championships. However relegation from the Uefa Nations League and a winless 2018 has ended…

Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson: Face-off aborted before pay-per-view duel

When golfers think they're boxers: Mickelson and Woods face offThe efforts of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to "talk smack" ahead of their winner-takes-all match in Las Vegas ended in laughs and handshakes. Organisers of Friday's $9m showdown (£7m) hoped to stoke up the rivalry in a news conference before the pay-per-view duel at Shadow…

NFL: ‘Are you not entertained?!’ – Osi Umenyiora amazed by Chiefs-Rams...

NFL This Week's Osi Umenyiora, Jason Bell and Mark Chapman discuss the Los Angeles Rams' thrilling 54-51 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday. WATCH MORE: All 14 touchdowns as Rams edge Chiefs in thriller Watch NFL This Week, available now on BBC iPlayer Available to UK users only.
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